Work in the best skiareas in Austria
We will help you to get the job in Austrias best skisport areas Wagrain, Grossarl and Kleinarl through our established network of ski schools and sport hotels. We work with the owners and the official job agency in Austria so we can find the right job that fits to your profile.
We have the network
During many years, we have sent students to this area, and we have a close cooperation with a number of employeers.
So the job searching proces is already started before you arrive at Højskolen Østersøen. We will come and visit you in Austria during your stay to make sure that you are satisfied with the conditions, and apart from that we will be in contact via telephone and mail with you and your employer.
We have a network of reliable partners, that consists of employers which we know very well and which share the values of the folk high school.
We are with you all the way, so if there should be problems during your stay, which you can solve yourself, we will do everything to manage a good solution for you and your employer. It is very important for us, that you feel safe during your employment.
No matter what job you will choose, you will be judged by your:
• language skills, including German and English
• possible experience with the type of job that you choose
• ability to motivate and excite people – both children and adults.
• ability to think on your own and work with others – even in stressful situations.
These are the main steps of the application proces:
Step 1 Personal data is collected
Step 2 Translation to German in special project selectable subject
Step 3 Visit to a hotel or ski school connected with the study trip
Step 4 Review and signing of the contract
Each year the Austrian skiteacher association will arrange a special skiinstructor course for our students. The association is responsible for the course and gives out the ski teacher certificate, when you have passed all the tests.
The course is the first step in the official Austrian skiteacher education, and is also called the Anwärter course. You will learn theoretical and practical skills, and first of all how to teach others. Please note: There is a fee of 700 euros for the ski teacher certificate.